The recipients of this year’s allocation of federal Community Development Block Grant funds for Naperville have been selected.
After calling and concluding the mandated public hearing on the action plan for the available $829,341 to be disbursed in the new program year, the City Council unanimously approved the plan. No one provided testimony at the hearing, and the council members did not discuss the beneficiary recommendations from staff.
The recipients, the purposes for which they will use the grant funds, and the amounts to be awarded include:
Bridge Communities Inc. — building acquisition and roof rehabilitation; $300,000
Little Friends — housing for autistic and developmentally disabled adults; $150,000
Northern Illinois Food Bank — salvage, waste and recycling area improvements at the West Suburban Center; $85,000
Naperville Heritage Society — Martin Mitchell Mansion lift replacement; $64,700
City of Naperville — resident financial assistance for sewer backup prevention devices; $60,000
Community Housing Advocacy and Development — “Safe and Sound” Property Improvement program; $50,600
Naperville Elderly Homes — temperature control for elderly residents; $47,441
City of Naperville — grant administration; $42,000
Ray Graham Association — renovations to Starling Community Integrated Living Arrangement, Naperville; $29,600